Entries in 'crowdfunding' (69)

New Toejam and Earl arrives on Kickstarter

New Toejam and Earl arrives on Kickstarter

The promised return of retro franchise Toejam and Earl has arrived on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Why are some of the games media's biggest names turning to Patreon?

Why are some of the games media's biggest names turning to Patreon?

In the first week of 2015, IGN veterans Greg Miller and Colin Moriarty left the gaming site. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 12:00PM in News
The Stomping Land designer quits as Kickstarter game looks dead and buried

The Stomping Land designer quits as Kickstarter game looks dead and buried

Kickstarter has received another PR blow with what appears to be the abandonment of another successfully funded game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 11:38AM in News
Godus designer can't see game delivering on Kickstarter promises

Godus designer can't see game delivering on Kickstarter promises

Peter Molyneux’s Godus may never grow to be the game that was promised when it launched on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2015 at 1:05PM in News

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Xbox designers enjoy record Kickstarter success with card game Exploding Kittens

Xbox designers enjoy record Kickstarter success with card game Exploding Kittens

A new card game created by two Xbox designers has set the world of crowdfunding alight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Kickstarter: We're not in decline for games

Kickstarter: We're not in decline for games

Funding platform Kickstarter has hit back against critics that claim crowdfunded video games are on the decline.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Shadowrun: Hong Kong smashes Kickstarter goals

Shadowrun: Hong Kong smashes Kickstarter goals

The new game from Shadowrun: Returns developer Hairbrained Schemes has smashed its crowdfunding goal within hours of going live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 4:25PM in News
West Games tries to get STALKER successor development back up and running

West Games tries to get STALKER successor development back up and running

The group behind failed STALKER successor Areal has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a very similar looking game entitled STALKER Apocalypse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:20PM in News

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Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Having reached its Kickstarter targets last summer, Satellite Reign is now available on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 2:37PM in News
That Dragon, Cancer hits Kickstarter goal

That Dragon, Cancer hits Kickstarter goal

The team behind emotional adventure That Dragon, Cancer have successfully raised enough money via Kickstarter to complete production on the game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:28AM in News
New ZX Spectrum has already hit £100k funding target

New ZX Spectrum has already hit £100k funding target

The new Sinclair Spectrum Vega has already surpassed its £100,000 crowdfunding target to put the tiny computer in production.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Molyneux: Kickstarter can be destructive

Molyneux: Kickstarter can be destructive

Acclaimed UK developer Peter Molyneux has said that Kickstarting a game too early in its development can have a detrimental effect on the final product.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 4:26PM in News

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Clive Sinclair is launching a new ZX Spectrum

Clive Sinclair is launching a new ZX Spectrum

Sir Clive Sinclair is crowdfunding a new ZX Spectrum computer on Indiegogo that is creators claim comes loaded with 1,000 games.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 11:53AM in News
Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Upcoming space sim and undisputed crowdfunding champion of the world Star Citizen has surpassed $65m in total funds received, thanks in part to developer Cloud Imperium's promise of in-game pets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 1:13AM in News
Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding campaigns in 2015

Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding campaigns in 2015

The creator of Broken Sword and CEO of Revolution has warned that crowdfunding platform Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding failures within the next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Kickstarter suspends blood collecting game accessory

Kickstarter suspends blood collecting game accessory

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has suspended a project for an accessory that took blood from its users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 2:37PM in News

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New horror game being crowdfunded by Alone in the Dark creator

New horror game being crowdfunded by Alone in the Dark creator

The creator of the original Alone in the Dark has begun work on a brand new horror game, and has turned to crowdfunding to aid development.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 21st 2014 at 11:38AM in News
Uber cancels Human Resources Kickstarter

Uber cancels Human Resources Kickstarter

Uber Entertainment has cancelled its crowdfunding campaign for RTS Human Resources after raising less than a third of its $1.4m target.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 21st 2014 at 11:27AM in News
VIDEO: Star Citizen planetside gameplay shown off for the first time

VIDEO: Star Citizen planetside gameplay shown off for the first time

A video showing some on-planet action in crowdfunded mega-hit Star Citizen has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
PlayStation Home vets want to make PS4 virtual world Neotopia

PlayStation Home vets want to make PS4 virtual world Neotopia

A Kickstarter for a PlayStation Home-style virtual world on PS4 is now underway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 12:32PM in News
Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

In-development space sim Star Citizen will enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest crowdfunded effort ever, lead developer Chris Roberts has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:01PM in News
Kickstarter updates T&Cs to warn that creators may face 'legal action' for unfinished projects

Kickstarter updates T&Cs to warn that creators may face 'legal action' for unfinished projects

An alteration to Kickstarter’s terms and conditions has warned project creators that they may face legal action should they fail to delivery on successfully funded projects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 1:05PM in News
Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Sword fighting game Clang will now not be released, despite being successfully Kickstarted in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

An alternative virtual reality treadmill has hit its funding target on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 3:19PM in News